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Eight drug peddlers nabbed in 5 dists
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Published :Friday, 27 May, 2016,  Time : 12:00 AM  View Count : 25
Law enforcing agencies arrested eight drug peddlers from five districts - Chuadanga, Comilla, Natore, Pirojpur and Barisal, in three days.
CHUADANGA: Police arrested a drug peddler with 500 grams of hemp and 10 pieces of yaba tablets from Satgari Puratonpara area under Sadar upazila here early Thursday.
The arrested is Azim Uddin, 48, son of late Arshed Ali of the village.
Police sources said on a tip-off a team of police led by Officer-in-Charge (OC/Investigation) AHM Kamruzzaman raided the house of Azim Uddin at 4am and arrested him with the contraband items.
The arrested confessed to the police in primary interrogation that he was involved in drug peddling in the area for long, police said.
A case was filed.
COMILLA: Police arrested a truck driver with 200 kilograms of hashish from Shongchail area beside the Comilla-Sylhet highway under Dabidwar upazila here on Tuesday.
The arrestee is Abul Hasan Ismail, 26, son of Abdur Rob Mia of Atiabari village under Senbag upazila in Noakhali district.
Officer-in-Charge of Dabidwar Police Station Mizanur Rahman said, on a tip-off, police halted a Comilla-bound truck at the said area at 8am and arrested its driver with the contraband item.
Later, the seized goods were deposited to Comilla Customs Office.
A case was filed.
NATORE: Police arrested a drug peddler with 75 bottles of phensedyl from the Singra-Atrai road at Ninguine area under Singra upazila here on Tuesday.
The arrested is Sajal Hossain, son of Mojibar Rahaman of Alipur village under Rampal upazila of Bagerhat district.
Sub-Inspector (SI) of Singra Police Station Shah Alam said the arrested is a professional drug peddler and he often collects phensedyl from Charghat upazila of Rajshahi district and send those to his partners in Sirajganj district.
On a tip-off, police halted the drug peddler arriving by a motorcycle on Tuesday and after searching, recovered the contraband items and also seized the bike.
A case under Narcotics Act was filed with Singra Police Station.
PIROJPUR: Police arrested four drug peddlers with 500 grams of hashish from Ajalibunia village under Nazirpur upazila here on Tuesday morning.
The arrested are: Imran Hawlader, 22, son of Mejbah Hawlader, and Bayjid Fakir, 22, son of Keramat Fakir of Porgola village under Pirojpur Sadar upazila, and Bacchu Hawlader, 21, and Nasir Hawlader, 25, sons of Shaheb Hawlader of Sheikhmatia village under Nazirpur upazila of the district.
Officer-in-Charge of Nazirpur Police Station Md. Nasir Uddin Mollick said, on a tip-off, they raided the village and arrested them while selling the contraband items.
A case was filed with Nazirpur Police Station.
BARISAL: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-8 arrested a drug peddler with 81 pieces of yaba tablets from Boro Kasba area under Gournadi upazila here on Monday afternoon.
The arrested is Javed Khalifa, 20, son of Siraj Khalifa of Nandanpatti village in the upazila.
On a tip-off, police arrested the drug trader and sent him to jail at night after a case was filed with Gournadi Police Station.

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